Ireland vs France rugby LIVE: TV channel, kick-off time, stream free, and teams for Six Nations 2021 TODAY

IRELAND are taking on France as they look to keep their Six Nations title hopes alive.

Things didn’t go to plan against Wales for Andy Farrell’s men last week, as Peter O’Mahony was sent off early in the 21-16 defeat.

France meanwhile began their campaign in the best way possible, hammering Italy 50-10 to pick up a bonus point win.

What time does Ireland vs France kick off?

  • Part of the second round of fixtures, this clash will be held on Sunday, February 14 – TODAY.
  • Kick-off at the Aviva Stadium is at 3pm GMT.
  • When France last visited, they were beaten 26-14 in the 2019 edition of the Six Nations.

What TV channel is Ireland vs France on and can I live stream it?

  • You can catch Ireland vs France live on ITV1.
  • Coverage commences at 2.30pm – half an hour before kick-off.
  • To stream, head to the ITV Hub on your mobile, tablet, PC or games console.
  • In Ireland, Virgin One are covering the Six Nations exclusively.
  • France 2 will be showing all matches live in France.

Can I watch Ireland vs France for free?

  • Yes. Every match of this year’s tournament is on free-to-air TV.

What is the team news?

Billy Burns will get the chance to make amends for missing touch at the last minute against Wales as he replaces captain Johnny Sexton, who misses out with concussion.

Scrum-half Conor Murray is out with a hamstring injury with Jamison Gibson-Park coming in as a replacement.

Ian Henderson replaces the injured James Ryan and will captain the Irish while Rhys Ruddock replaces Peter O’Mahony who is banned after his sending off in Cardiff.

France have made two changes to the team that beat Italy 50-10 in Rome.

Damian Penaud replaces Teddy Thomas at wing while Castres flanker Anthony Jelonch comes in for Dylan Cretin.

France have made two changes to the team that beat Italy 50-10 in Rome.

Damian Penaud replaces Teddy Thomas at wing while Castres flanker Anthony Jelonch comes in for Dylan Cretin.

The Ireland team to face France in the Six Nations
The France team to face Ireland in the Six Nations

Match odds

  • Ireland win – 5/2
  • France victory – 1/2
  • Tie – 22/1

*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.

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